Hillary Clinton submits herself to the world's most uncomfortable talk show -- Funny or Die's "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" -- and it all goes very awkwardly (by design). At the start of the episode, Galifianakis is tackled by the Secret Service before asking his first question, "Are you excited to be the first girl president?," and then offering a follow-up observation: "For a younger, younger generation, you will also become their first white president, and that's pretty neat too." His line of questioning continues to devolve -- "When you see how well it works for Donald Trump, do you ever think to yourself, 'Oh, maybe I should be more racist!'," "Any regrets over losing the Scott Baio vote?" Then he interrupts Clinton for a "word from our sponsor" -- and it's a Trump "Make America Great Again" campaign ad. "He paid me in steaks," Galifianakis explains.
Simon Dumenco, aka Media Guy, is an Ad Age editor-at-large. You can follow him on Twitter @simondumenco.